Undergraduate Majors

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Finance Major

Undergraduate

The Finance Major at Saint Joseph’s University explores in great depth the current financial practices of both business enterprises and individuals, preparing students to succeed in an ever-changing marketplace. The finance curriculum covers a wide range of topics in managerial finance, investments, and international operations, with an emphasis on sustainability and ethics.  Students graduating with a Finance Major move on to professional positions within banking institutions, large and small business enterprises, insurance companies, and investment firms.

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Risk Management and Insurance Major

Undergraduate

The Insurance and Risk Management Major develops students’ analytical and problem solving skills, to prepare them for careers in the insurance industry or in the rapidly expanding field of risk management.  Students gain a thorough understanding of how insurance companies make pricing, underwriting, investment, and financing decisions.  Students will also become familiar with the risks facing financial institutions, corporations, and individuals, and will learn how to measure and manage these risks.

Undergraduate Minors

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Finance Minor

Undergraduate

The Finance Minor provides students majoring in other disciplines—in either the Haub School of Business or in the College of Arts and Science—the opportunity to learn about financial markets, investment evaluation techniques, and corporate financial management practices.  The Finance Minor allows students to augment the knowledge in their major discipline with an understanding of the financial realities of for-profit and not-for-profit enterprises, preparing them for a wide range of careers.

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Risk Management and Insurance Minor

Undergraduate

The Risk Management and Insurance Minor provides students majoring in other disciplines—in either the Haub School of Business or in the College of Arts and Science—the opportunity to learn about insurance industry and the rapidly expanding field of risk management.

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Real Estate Finance Minor

Undergraduate

The Real Estate Finance Minor allows students majoring in other disciplines—in either the Haub School of Business or in the College of Arts and Science—to gain an understanding of the theory and practice of finance in the real estate industry. Core classes cover topics such as commercial real estate valuation, residential loans and investments, and commercial real estate development.

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The Bachelor of Business Administration—offered through the Haub Degree Completion Program—and the Haub School’s Post-Baccalaureate Certificates allow students the flexibility to take day, evening, and online courses from an AACSB-accredited university.

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Finance B.B.A.

Adult Learner

Finance Majors explore in great depth the current financial practices of both business enterprises and individuals, preparing students to succeed in an ever-changing marketplace.  The finance curriculum covers a wide range of topics in managerial finance, investments, and international operations, with an emphasis on sustainability and ethics.

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Insurance and Risk Management B.B.A.

Adult Learner

Risk Management and Insurance Majors develop their analytical and problem-solving skills while preparing for careers in the insurance industry or in the rapidly expanding field of risk management.  Students gain a thorough understanding of how insurance companies make pricing, underwriting, investment, and financing decisions.  Students will also become familiar with the risks facing financial institutions, corporations, and individuals, and will learn how to measure and manage these risks.

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Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Risk Management and Insurance

Adult Learner

The Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Insurance and Risk Management is an 8-course, 24-credit option, for individuals desiring to develop additional skills in preparation for a career in the insurance and risk management area.

Graduate Degrees

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Financial Services M.S.

Graduate

The Master of Science in Financial Services Program at Saint Joseph's University is designed to prepare students for careers analyzing, facilitating, and managing financial transactions.  As one of few programs in the nation that is both AACSB-accredited and CFP®-certified*, this top-ranked program allows students to obtain advanced credentials in either an on-campus or online environment.  The wide range of course offerings allows students to specialize in corporate financial management, investment management, insurance and risk management, real estate finance, or personal financial planning.  The Saint Joseph's University CFP-certified* program is currently offered only in the online format.

*Saint Joseph's University does not certify individuals – CFP® certification is granted solely by Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc. to individuals who, in addition to completing an educational requirement such as this CFP® Board-Registered Program, have met ethics, experience, and examination requirements.